Daily planner, Sept. 1, 2013


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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Dragons
1 p.m. and 5 p.m. today; 1 p.m. Monday, iWireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $13, $14, $19, $33 (VIP), $66 (circus celebrity); free ages 1 and younger on lap. 800-745-3000.

Citywide yard sales
Aledo. 309-582-7241.

Backwater Gamblers water-ski show
6:30 p.m., 44th Street and the Rock River, Rock Island. Free. 309-786-8987.

Rock Island Grand Prix
8 a.m.-5 p.m.; 8 p.m. music, The District, Rock Island. Free. 309-788-6311.

"Detroit" Larry Davison and Chris Avey
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655.

"How Science is Bridging Spirituality," Dr. Curt Rexroth
10:30 a.m., Unity Church of Christianity, 5102 47th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-762-1066.

Family Fun Days
2 p.m.-midnight, Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 630 Martin Luther King Drive, Rock Island. Free. 309-732-2999.

Red Rage Afterparty (Rage Against the Machine and The Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute Band)
9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Bent River Brewing Station, 512 24th St., Rock Island. $4. 309-283-4811.

Tim Stop
2-5 p.m., Wide River Winery Tasting Room, 106 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. Free with wine purchase. 563-289-2509.

Stock-car racing
5:30 p.m., Quad City Speedway, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. 309-792-5030.

Dirt Road Rockers
8 p.m.-midnight, Stooge's Saloon, 906 3rd St., Orion. Free. 309-526-3050.

Architectural walking tour of downtown Davenport
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-326-7804.

Travoltas, Terry and The Loan Sharks
8 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $10; $12 ages 20 and younger; $15 inside (if rain). 309-793-1999.

Milan Indian Summer Festival
Dickson Park, 315 E. 4th Ave., Milan. Free. 309-787-8500.

Wild Oatz
6-10 p.m., Sportsman Park, Donahue. Free. 563-282-4544.

North of 40
8 p.m.-1 a.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. $3. 563-386-1900.

Orion Fall Festival
Central Park, 4th Street and 12th Avenue, Orion. Free. 309-526-8320.

Village Fall Festival
11 a.m.-5 p.m., Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village, 18817 290th St., Long Grove. $2; $1 ages 5-12; free ages 4 and younger. 563-328-3283.

Buddy Olson
3-6 p.m., Ducky's Lagoon, 13515 78th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. Free. 309-798-2423.

Kewanee Hog Days
Main Street, Kewanee. Free.

Sunday brunch with music by The Manny Lopez Trio
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Brady Street Chop House, Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel, 111 E. 2nd St., Davenport. 563-322-2200.

Country dance and jam session (Midnight Riders)
5-9 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $3. 309-755-5622.

Chief Blackhawk Antique Motorcycle Club of America Swap Meet
8 a.m., Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. 563-381-4015.

"Southern Crossroads" (musical revue)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733.

Miss Iowa Nicole Kelly send-off selebration
2 p.m., Modern Woodman Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. $10; $5 ages 5-12; free ages 4 and younger.

Labor Day Weekend pow wow
10 a.m. grounds open, noon grand entry, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-631-0124, 309-738-4222.

Caught in the Act
7:30-11:30 p.m., Stooge's Saloon, 908 3rd St., Orion. Free. 309-526-3050.





















 




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The Rock River Illinois conference of the Methodist Church will hold its annual sessions this week in this city. About 200 ministers are expected to attend.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Brush electric company had prepared a new schedule of rates to become effective Oct. 1, with slightly increased rates to consumers.
1914 — 100 years ago: The Rock Island Aerie of Eagles made plans for the laying of the cornerstone of a new $50,000 Eagles Home. W.C. Maucker is to be master of ceremonies.
1939 — 75 years ago: Col. Charles A. Lindbergh spoke on "America and Foreign War" in a neutrality debate over nation wide radio hook-up.
1964 — 50 years ago: Two awards of the National Safety council were presented to the city of Rock Island today at noon at a meeting held in the YWCA.
1989 — 25 years ago: The final tallies are not yet in for the summer 1989 Quad-Cities tourism season, but officials are expecting the number of visitors to the area to be at least as good as, if not better than, 1988.






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